- aphorisms from Nassim Taleb. “Edmund Phelps got the Nobel for writings no one reads, theories no one uses, and lectures no one understands.” Daily Beast interview with Phelps. Econtalk interview with Phelps.
- Best journalism of 2009
- What a father wishes his son’s doctors had told him. “There was almost a physical chill when more than limited [questioning] occurred.”
- Is sea level rising? Who do you trust — the IPCC or this guy? “If they say that climate is not changing, they lose their research grants. And some people cannot afford that.” Not to mention this retraction.
Thanks to Dave Lull.